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    Bellows Care?

    Is there any regular maintenance that should be done to protect the leather bellows on old German folders? I use a 1948 Zeiss as an every-day shooter. It's in great shape, but that leather is 65 years old and must need something to stay that way.

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    I use Woly Sport Wax Active http://tinyurl.com/7kttlp7 on the bellows leather of my Zeisses and Voigtländers, once every few years, depending on climate etc.

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    In the nineteenth century they used to use melted bees wax on leather bellows.
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    Yep, Woly Sport Wax Active is based on bees wax.



 

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